Tyler Wright

Tyler Wright ( born April 6, 1973 in Canora, Saskatchewan ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

  • 2.1 International


Wright began his career with the Swift Current Legionnaires in the Saskatchewan Midget Hockey League ( SMHL ). In the 1989/90 season of 1.81 m wide striker joined the WHL with the Swift Current Broncos. Wright was drafted in the NHL Entry Draft in 1991 in the first round as the twelfth player of the Edmonton Oilers. Wright played in the following years, but mainly for the farm team of the Oilers, the Cape Breton Oilers of the AHL. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he played in the 1997/98 season for the first time a full NHL season 1996. In 2000, Wright was elected Draft by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the expansion. There he remained, except for the lockout season 2004/ 05, which the EHC Biel he spent partly in the Swiss NLB until the season 2005/06. During this season, he was transferred along with other players in a deal to bring the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, in return received the Blue Jackets Sergei Fedorov. After he received a new contract on the 2006/07 season, he played this mainly with the Team Canada and four games with the EHC Basel.


Wright took in 1992 and 1993 at the Junior World Championships for Canada part. In 1993 he was an assistant captain and won his country the gold medal. In 2002 he was a member of the Canadian team at the World Ice Hockey Championship in Sweden.

Career Statistics


Represented Canada at:

  • World Youth Championship 1992
  • World Youth Championship 1993
  • World Cup 2002

( Key to Career statistics: Sp or GP = Games Played, T or G = goals scored, V or A = achieved assists; Pts or Pts = scored points scorer, SM or PIM = received penalty minutes, / - = Plus / Minus balance sheet; PP = scored majority gates; SH = scored shorthanded goals, GW = achieved victory gates; Play-downs/Relegation 1 )